| Jun 10, 2014
| 2:10 PM
TNT's new whodunit didn't look like a ratings stiff in its premiere Monday night.
The crime drama "Murder in the First" scored the biggest audience for a TNT series premiere in two years, which bodes well for a network that has recently struggled with...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 6:49 PM
Standing outside his tent pitched on the sidewalk by a defunct downtown diner, Jimmy Stewart III wondered aloud where he'll sleep after city officials force him to leave Friday morning.
The city is set to remove Stewart, 54, and a couple dozen other...
| May 29, 2014
| 8:00 AM
For Alafair Burke, whose 10th mystery "All Day and a Night" (Harper: 352 pp., $26.99) is published this month, it all goes back to Dennis Rader. Known as the BTK killer, he terrorized Wichita, Kan., in the 1970s and 1980s, when Burke was growing up there....
| Jun 2, 2014
| 2:19 PM
Fans of football, Adam Levine and/or James Spader, mark your calendars now. On Monday NBC announced premiere dates for its fall schedule, including returning favorites "The Voice," "The Blacklist" and "Sunday Night Football" and new series "The...
| May 14, 2014
| 7:35 AM
TNT used its upfront presentation Wednesday to introduce a "brand refresh" and a slate of programming heavy on action and supernatural thrills.
The network's new tagline, "TNT Drama. Boom." and refreshed direction is designed to attract younger and "a...
| May 17, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Orlando Bloom has sold a house in Hollywood Hills West for $3.9 million.
Set behind a tall wooden gate on three-quarters of an acre, the 1940s house has a black exterior and is surrounded by ferns and lush landscaping.
The Outpost Estates-area ranch...
| May 15, 2014
| 12:30 PM
With their Muse Prods. shingle hanging on such edgy fare as "American Psycho," "Freeway," "Buffalo 66" and "Spring Breakers," producers Chris and Roberta Hanley are no strangers to controversy; however, there's something in the spring air this year that...
| May 19, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Way back in 1998, Chris and Roberta Hanley's Muse Prods. was at the center of a Cannes fest casting brouhaha that involved Leonardo DiCaprio and their film version of Bret Easton Ellis' "American Psycho." Leo didn't wind up in the picture, but the Mary...
| May 23, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Shortly after Steven Bochco created his Silicon Valley-themed mystery "Murder in the First," he took lead actors Taye Diggs and Kathleen Robertson on an unusual field trip: to San Francisco's famous criminal headquarters at 850 Bryant St., where the TV...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 10:29 AM
ION Television is adding police drama series "Rookie Blue" from the Disney-ABC Television Group to its general entertainment lineup.
"We're excited to enter into this agreement with the Disney-ABC Television Group and provide our audience with this...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 7:49 AM
The New York Police Department has learned the hard way that Twitter is a two-edged sword with a point that has deeply embedded itself into the department's self-image.
The department this week decided to stick a virtual toe into the 21st century by...